Words containing ction

Meaning of Abaction

Abaction means: Stealing cattle on a large scale.

Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.

Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.

Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.

Meaning of Abduction

Abduction means: A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

Meaning of Abjection

Abjection means: The act of bringing down or humbling.

Meaning of Abjection

Abjection means: The state of being rejected or cast out.

Meaning of Abjection

Abjection means: A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.

Meaning of Abstraction

Abstraction means: The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.

Meaning of Abstraction

Abstraction means: The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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